Official opening of Calais-Perpignan route by CargoBeamer

The Calais-Perpignan intermodal route in France officially started its operations. The new service is available since 10 July with four roundtrips per week and the potential to add more in the future. On 16 July, the first train departed from Calais and reached Perpignan the day after. Unloading and reloading procedures took place immediately, and the train was on its way back on 18 July.

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Author: Nikos Papatolios

Nikos Papatolios is editor of, the online magazine for rail freight professionals.

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